Katharine Hepburn Quotes (53 quotes)
“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.”
As quoted in: "The Reader's Digest, Volume 118, Issue 1" (1981), p. 45. And also in: "Katharine Hepburn: A Celebration" (Pavilion, 1999) by Sheridan Morley, p. 89
“We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.”
As quoted in: "Katharine Hepburn: The Untold Story" by James Robert Parish, Advocate Books, 2005, p. 18 - ISBN: 9781555838911
“Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.”
Ted Goodman, The Forbes Book of Business Quotations: 10,000 Thoughts on the Business of Life, Black Dog Publishing, 2007, p. 21
Katharine Hepburn and Susan Crimp, Katharine Hepburn Once Said...: Great Lines to Live By, HarperCollins, 2003, p. 30
“Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother.”
As quoted in "Kate: the Katharine Hepburn album" by Lauren Tarshis, Perigee, 1993, p. 37 - ISBN: 9780399517907
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsKatharine Hepburn
Born: May 12, 1907
Died: June 29, 2003 (aged 96)
Bio: Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Known for her headstrong independence and spirited personality, Hepburn's career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned more than 60 years. Her work came in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received four Academy Awards for Best Actress a record for any performer.